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Fall foliage in Philadelphia.

What to Expect Visiting Philadelphia in Fall

Philadelphia in autumn is delightful. Yes, the days are all shorter, cooler, wetter, and often cloudier. But crowds decline in the offseason and with locals home from summer vacations “down the Shore” (or elsewhere), festivals and events go into full swing. There are so many fun fall things to do in Philadelphia. A visit during …

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Flowering cherry trees in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park.

Why You Should See The Philadelphia Cherry Blossoms

While the Washington, DC cherry blossoms are famous and remarkably beautiful, don’t overlook other regions for their flowering trees! The City of Brotherly Love celebrates the flowering cherry trees in bloom each spring with a Philadelphia cherry blossom festival that is a week long. Full of a variety of events, the festival culminates with Sakura …

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Historic buildings line the street in Midtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

A Day In Hip, Cool Midtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

With hipster havens in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh bookending Pennsylvania, you probably don’t think of Harrisburg as the first spot for a cool, urban location to spend a day. But you should. Don’t underestimate Harrisburg. The capital city’s Midtown neighborhood will make you rethink what you think you already know. The neighborhood is rich with a …

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Where to find Philadelphia soft pretzels

Where to Find Philadelphia Soft Pretzels

Philadelphia soft pretzels are an iconic part of the city’s food scene. Philadelphia is a foodie town: cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and roast pork sandwiches are local favorites. There’s plenty of fine dining options in the City of Brotherly Love if that’s your thing. But street foods that are sometimes messy, sometimes indulgent, and always delicious …

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Architectural details on the exterior of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Philadelphia Tips: A Local’s Guide to Favorites

Traveling is stressful enough as it is, so I wanted to share some of my favorite Philadelphia tips and recommendations as a born and bred local. The City of Brotherly Love richly rewards visitors. There are countless museums, restaurants, and shops. The sports fans are diehard, to put it lightly. Renaissance man Benjamin Franklin, artist …

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